May 10, 2016 - Industry News
Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.
Tags: New Facility, Michelin Americas Truck Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber, Dealers, Texas, Tires
April 6, 2016 - Industry News
CleanFUEL USA, a manufacturer of alternative fuel equipment for propane autogas, announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to seek the restructure of its debts.
Tags: CleanFUEL USA, Propane AutoGas, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Texas
March 9, 2016 - Industry News
The owner of a Texas biodiesel company has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and to pay a $138 million fine in restitution and forfeiture for biofuels fraud.
Tags: Texas, Crime & Fraud, Biofuels, Renewable Fuels Standard
February 26, 2016 - Industry News
Magnum Products Group has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder, bringing additional distribution in the South and West Texas markets.
Tags: Texas, Aftermarket Parts, Vipar Heavy Duty, Distributors
December 25, 2015 - Industry News
The Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program provides grants to encourage fleets that operate heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicles to repower them with a natural gas engine or replace them with a natural gas vehicle.
Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Natural Gas Conversions, State Grants
November 18, 2015 - Industry News
Atlanta's I-285 at I-85 North is the worst truck bottleneck in the country, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's annual congestion study -- and watch out in Houston, Texas.
Tags: Texas, Georgia, ATRI, I-95, Congestion, I-65, I-10, I-90, I-85, I-285
November 9, 2015 - Product News
Toll payment and management company for commercial fleets, Bestpass, will provide its customers with full tolling coverage in the state of Texas, the company announced.
Tags: Texas, Tolls, Toll Management Program, Bestpass
October 22, 2015 - Industry News
Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has partnered with Cedar Valley College to open a new KLLM Driving Academy in Lancaster, Texas, for state residents.
Tags: Texas, Frozen Food Express, Truck Driving Schools, Driver Training, CDL
June 9, 2015 - Industry News
Sales of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Texas have increased 78 percent over financial-year 2014 as measured by increases in tax revenue from the alternative fuels, according to the state Comptroller’s office.
Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, CNG Fueling Stations
May 28, 2015 - Industry News
Two new public-access compressed natural gas stations have been opened in Texas by amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG.
Tags: Texas, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, ampCNG
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
Houston-based Universal LNG Solutions Inc. unveiled four long-range Freightliner Cascadia heavy-duty trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) that will be used by at least two national logistics fleets, the company announced.
Tags: Texas, Heavy-Duty Trucks, LNG, Freightliner Cascadia, Cummins Westport, Natural Gas Vehicles
February 27, 2015 - Industry News
A trio of Texas grant programs that funded the construction of natural gas fueling stations and the adoption of natural gas vehicles produced major economic benefits for the state, according to a new study.
Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, State Grants
February 10, 2015 - Industry News
Love’s is offering 99-cent-per gallon compressed natural gas at select Midwest locations to mark the recent opening of a fast-fill CNG location in San Antonio. The deal will begin on Valentine’s Day and run for two weeks.
Tags: Texas, Love's Travel Stops, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, I-40, Truckstops
December 1, 2014 - Industry News
ASF Intermodal opened an intermodal drayage facility in Fort Worth, Texas. It's the firm's third such facility in the state, joining locations in Houston and Dallas.
Tags: Intermodal, ASF Intermodal, Texas
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
Amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, opened the first public access CNG station in Sweetwater, Texas, capable of accommodating all CNG vehicles including Class 8 trucks.
Tags: Texas, Trillium CNG, Dairy Farmers of America, CNG Fueling Stations
October 2, 2014 - Industry News
A new Pilot Travel Center has opened in Childress, Texas, serving drivers traveling on Highway 83 and Highway 287.
Tags: Texas, Pilot Travel Centers, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.
Tags: Trailers, Old Dominion Freight Line, Railroads, LTL, Texas, Tennessee
September 5, 2014 - Industry News
Anheuser-Busch is converting its 66-tractor fleet in Houston from diesel to compressed natural gas to help it meet new sustainability goals.
Tags: Ryder, CNG Conversions, CNG, Anheuser-Busch, Private Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles, Texas, Alternative Fuels
August 29, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Shops announced the opening of two new locations in Mossy Head, Florida, and Fort Stockton, Texas.
Tags: Florida, Texas, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, I-10
August 13, 2014 - Industry News
Vanguard Truck Centers has opened two new Mack dealerships in Texas. The dealerships are located in Victoria and El Campo.
Tags: Texas, Mack Trucks, Dealers, Vanguard, Volvo, Isuzu
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
Mack Trucks will open a new dealership in Cotulla, Texas, in late August. The new Valley Truck Centers’ will feature 22 service bays and offer new and used vehicles, parts delivery and road service -- and Mack's largest dealer pylon sign.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Dealers, I-35, Texas
July 10, 2014 - Industry News
Clean Energy Fuels plans to double the compressed natural gas station capacity at Saddle Creek Transportation's natural gas station in Lakeland, Fla., and has opened two new locations in separate states.
Tags: Florida, Natural Gas, Texas, Clean Energy Fuels, Kentucky, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
Indiana and Alabama have added the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service to 10 new locations while 12 more sites have been added in Texas, bringing the total number there to 18.
Tags: Texas, Alabama, Drivewyze, Indiana, Drivewyze PreClear, Weigh Stations
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
Drivewyze and the Texas Department of Public Safety announced that Texas has added Drivewyze PreClear bypass service to the state’s six busiest commercial vehicle weigh stations.
Tags: Drivewyze, Drivewyze PreClear, Information Technology, Texas, Weigh Stations, Safety & Compliance
April 28, 2014 - Industry News
A 41-year-old Mississippi woman, seriously injured when her pick-up truck rolled over, after it was rear-ended by an 18-wheel tractor-trailer driver on a Texas interstate highway in 2011, was awarded $4.1 million by a Dallas, Texas jury.
Tags: Accidents, Drivers, Texas, Litigation, I-20, Interstate 20, R&L Carriers
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